Adam Levine is a notable modern musical artist. Although best known as the vocalist for the pop-rock band Maroon 5, he’s established a diverse career with a significant collection of romantic and celebratory songs that would fit perfectly on your wedding playlist.
We’ve got a mix of both classics and dance floor jams that are sure to please, so check out our list of top 20 Adam Levine wedding songs.
“Stereo Hearts,” by Gym Class Heroes feat. Adam Levine
Lyrics you’ll love: “My heart’s a stereo / It beats for you, so listen close.”
Adam Levine and Gym Class Heroes team up in this upbeat wedding song!
The mentions of boomboxes are a fun nostalgic nod for those guests who can remember when music wasn’t pocket-sized.
With a catchy tune and lyrics celebrating the entwined nature of love and music, you’ll want to add this to your wedding playlist ASAP.
“Good Mood,” by Adam Levine
Lyrics you’ll love: “When it’s good, when it’s bad, yeah, you got me / Not alone in this town ’cause you make me feel / Anytime that I call, you’ll be ready.”
It may be an original song from Paw Patrol: The Movie, but these lyrics are just as touching for grownups.
It’s a happy song that’s easy to dance to, but it’s also a reminder of why you chose your partner. You’re never alone through the bad times because you can turn to each other!
Plus, it’s your wedding celebration, so embrace these lyrics and create a “good mood.”
“No One Else Like You,” by Adam Levine
Lyrics you’ll love: “But between me and him, guess who / Will spend their whole life waiting / For someone just like you / That looks like you / That feels like you / That smiles like you.”
Here’s your new spouse’s musical reminder that, although it’s cliché, they’re “the one.”
Casual and relaxed, it’s a song for swaying. Have your DJ call all couples to the floor for a slow dance for this one!
“Yesterday,” by Tony Lucca feat. Adam Levine
Lyrics you’ll love: ”Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. / Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. / Oh, I believe in yesterday.”
For the Beatles fans who enjoy a fantastic cover, you’ll feel this The Voice performance in your bones.
The soulful harmonizing of Adam Levine and Tony Lucca blends the sorrow of what was with the hopeful reminiscence of great love.
“Wild Horses,” by Alicia Keys feat. Adam Levine
Lyrics you’ll love: ”The things you wanted / I bought them for you / Graceless lady you know who I am / You know I can’t let you slide through my hands.”
“Wild Horses” might be about the struggles of a relationship, but it’s still a reminder that sometimes it’s more worthwhile to stay and persevere.
It’s the kind of song that makes you want to grab the hands of your loved one and never let go.
“God Only Knows,” by Jordan Smith feat. Adam Levine
Lyrics you’ll love: “God only knows what I’d be without you / If you should ever leave me / Though life would still go on believe me / The world could show nothing to me / So what good would living do me.”
Although lyrically a relatively short song, the message is clear. You’ve found the person that gives life meaning.
Adam Levine and Jordan Smith covered The Beach Boys’ song during The Voice. It shares the same uplifting jingle of the original but with an updated sound.
If you’re seeking some cheery songs to break up a playlist full of bass-pounding numbers, this is a fun addition.
“A Higher Place”
Lyrics you’ll love: “You take me to another space in time / You take me to a higher place / So I’m, I’m about to get out of the race / I don’t mind / You ought to know that everything’s nothing if I don’t have you.”
From the Begin Again soundtrack, this hit will encourage your wedding guests to feel the love!
The sound is smooth and charming, and the lyrics are sweet and casual. While it’s not a dance song that will shake the floor, you can easily move to the beat.
“Lost Stars” (Into the Night Mix)
Lyrics you’ll love: “Searching for meaning / But are we all lost stars / Trying to light up the dark? / And I thought I saw you out there crying / And I thought I heard you call my name.”
Here’s another song from the Begin Again soundtrack.
The lyrics wonder about our place in the universe and that special person searching with us. Again, interpret as you will, but there’s no denying Adam Levine’s voice delivers here. While most of the song is relatively calm, the more dramatic finale makes this song a hit.
“Memories,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics you’ll love: “Toast to the ones here today / Toast to the ones that we lost on the way / ‘Cause the drinks bring back all the memories / And the memories bring back, memories bring back you.”
Toast to all the guests that RSVP’d for your big day. Toast to the invited friends and family who sent a card but couldn’t make it.
As long as you’re not hosting a dry wedding, you and your guests will certainly relate to the amount of drinking noted in the lyrics!
“Maps,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics you’ll love: “When all the roads you took came back to me / So I’m following the map that leads to you.”
Even after the darkest times, all roads lead back to your partner.
This Maroon 5 number is sure to summon your guests to the dancefloor. While not a literal map, your love will never get lost with this song guiding your way!
“This Love,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics you’ll love: “I’ll fix these broken things, repair your broken wings/ And make sure everything’s all right / My pressure on your hips, I’m sinking my fingertips / Every inch of you / Because I know that’s what you want me to do.”
It might be a throwback, but your guests will gleefully sing along. Even listeners less familiar with Adam Levine as an individual artist will recognize this radio hit.
The lyrics might mention heartbreak and goodbyes, but the story ends with Levine promising never to say goodbye again.
“Man in the Mirror,” by Javier Colon feat. Adam Levine
Lyrics you’ll love: “No message could have been any clearer, / If you wanna make the world a better place, / Take a look at yourself then make that change.”
Javier Colon and Adam Levine performed this Michael Jackson song during The Voice. While Javier Colon takes the lead here, their voices blend wonderfully, making this a cover any MJ fan should add to their playlist.
It’s not about romantic love but loving selflessly. Whether you’re expressing love for your wedding guests or appreciating that love is in the air on your big day, it’s a heartwarming message.
“Sunday Morning,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics you’ll love: “That may be all I need / In the darkness she is all I see / Come and rest your bones with me / Driving slow on Sunday morning / And I never want to leave.”
The song describes how crazy life can be, but you make it through by having someone by your side.
Your wedding, like the Sunday in Maroon 5’s song, is a moment when it’s all about that special person. So whether you’re dressed in your best or lounging in bed, your partner is all you need.
“Girls Like You,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics you’ll love: “Maybe I know you’re the one / Maybe you thinking it’s better if you drive / Oh, ’cause girls like you run ’round with guys like me / ‘Til sun down when I come through / I need a girl like you, yeah.”
The lyrics note that things aren’t always perfect, but you’re making it official anyway.
Whether you find the lyrics romantic or like the cool tune, the smooth beat and vocals are good reasons to add this song to your playlist.
We’re focusing on the version missing the rap section featuring Cardi B. However, if Cardi is a party for you, that’s another option.
“Locked Away,” by R. City feat. Adam Levine
Lyrics you’ll love: “If I showed you my flaws / If I couldn’t be strong / Tell me honestly, would you still love me the same?”
“Locked Away” is about long-term commitment – through riches, poverty, jail time, and freedom.
Think past the literal interpretation, and the song celebrates the idea of a relationship that endures all strain.
“Sugar,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics you’ll love: “I don’t wanna be needing your love / I just wanna be deep in your love / And it’s killing me when you’re away, ooh, baby, / ‘Cause I really don’t care where you are / I just wanna be there where you are.”
Can anyone resist singing along with the chorus? It’s lyrically simple, but you’ll be toe-tapping and mouthing (or singing) along in no time. Show that your spouse is the sweetness in your life with these sugary lyrics.
“Love Somebody,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics you’ll love: “You’re such a hard act for me to follow / Love me today don’t leave me tomorrow, yeah / But if I fall for you, I’ll never recover / If I fall for you, I’ll never be the same.”
With a strong beat and Levine’s typical smooth pop vocals, you can dance the night away to this romantic jam no matter your skill level.
If you fell hard for your bride or groom, you can relate to Levine swooning for the object of his affection.
“It Was Always You,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics you’ll love: “Now I know why my heart wasn’t satisfied, satisfied / It was always you, you / No more guessing who / Looking back now I know it was always you, always you.”
The song combines a mysteriously haunting ballad and dance-worthy pop for a classic tale of friends to lovers. It’s one of Maroon 5’s more unique compositions, with jittery synths reminiscent of 80s music.
“She Will Be Loved,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics you’ll love: “Tap on my window, knock on my door, / I want to make you feel beautiful.”
Ah, the Maroon 5 classic that melted hearts around the world!
While it might seem overplayed to some, it holds a special place in the hearts of many Adam Levine fans.
Of course, most of your guests will know it. But, more than a few will probably connect to the promise of being loved unconditionally.
“Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics you’ll love: “There goes my baby / She drives me crazy / She gives me hot and cold fever / She leaves me in a cool, cool sweat.”
Where Queen meets Adam Levine, you get this lively diddy. It’s remarkably similar to the original version, but with Adam Levine’s distinct vocals.
This jive-inducing acoustic number will bring smiles to the faces of all your guests.